Entries with Categories Nurse Practitioners .

When Frontier Nursing University (FNU) Post-Master’s DNP student Gabrielle Sauder heard of a job opening for the Pediatric Care-A-Van, a program at Norwegian American Hospital in Chicago, Ill., she knew she had to check it out. With a focus on health prevention, the Pediatric Care-A-Van is just what it sounds like - healthcare on wheels, provided for children in the community who have a barrier...

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By Jana Esden, DNP, APNP, FNP-BC; Associate Professor, Frontier Nursing University   I chose Frontier for my family nurse practitioner education in part due to its mission in serving the underserved. At the time of my graduation, I felt well prepared to serve this population. I have worked in a few different settings from volunteering at evening clinics with long lines and very little...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community who are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   In 1928, Mary Breckinridge, founder of...

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According to Heather Shlosser, Director of Frontier Nursing University’s (FNU) Psychiatric Mental-Health Nurse Practitioner (PHMNP) program, now is the time to enter mental health care.   “There is a national shortage of mental health care providers,” said Dr. Shlosser. “Compound that with primary care shortages and the issue becomes very significant. FNU’s Psychiatric-Mental Health Care...

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  By: Tonya B. Nicholson, DNP, CNM, WHNP-BC, CNE, FACNM, Associate Dean of Midwifery and Women's Health      Are you considering a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree? Here’s the who, what, when and why of the DNP.   WHO SHOULD GET A DNP? Why not you? You care about the families you serve, you aim to improve health care, and you want a meaningful career. You are...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   Frontier Nursing University (FNU)...

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  National Nurse Practitioner Week is just a few days away and one of the ways Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is celebrating is by hosting an exciting virtual event dedicated to nursing. We hope you’ll join us!   From November 13-19, the “Stories that Inspire: A Call to Action for Nurse Practitioners” virtual event will explore the experiences and stories of nurse...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   Beki Asti knows how to set goals and live...

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  FNU faculty, alumni, students, staff and preceptors, along with over 5,000 other nurse practitioners, traveled to San Antonio, Texas, June 21-26 for the 51st anniversary of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). The conference was held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and offered great networking and educational opportunities for attendees.   ANNUAL...

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  At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   Aliceson Stroub had been an ICU...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   Cathy Fliris is a Frontier Nursing...

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  At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   Frontier Nursing University (FNU)...

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The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program will start January 2017, applications are due Oct. 10 for inaugural class.   Frontier Nursing University (FNU) announced today a new program for nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners seeking a post-master’s certificate in psychiatric-mental health nursing. The inaugural class will start January 2017. Applications are now being...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   According to Frontier Nursing University...

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Are you a considering becoming a nurse-midwife or nurse practitioner?  If so, Frontier Nursing University may be the place for you.   FNU seeks to meet the needs of prospective nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners that do not want to leave their home communities to obtain the graduate education they desire to fulfill their professional aspirations.   We offer a Doctor of...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   FNU is proud to announce that Dr. Rhonda...

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Frontier Nursing University was recently featured in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a publication offering news, information and insightful commentary on issues concerning diversity in American higher education. The article, “Frontier Goes the Distance in Serving the Underserved,” shares the story of FNU Founder Mary Breckinridge and her path to becoming a champion for improving health...

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  Frontier Nursing University is proud to announce that our very own Dean of Nursing, Julie Marfell was interviewed by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) in honor of its 50th anniversary. Frontier had the first Family Nurse Practitioner Program in the nation in 1970.   Here is the four-page spread with the Interview with Dr. Julie Marfell.  

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Experiences on Campus and at Wendover   With roots tracing back to the early 1900s, Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is a school rich in history. The “FNU Traditions” blog series will give the friends and family of FNU a greater understanding of our many traditions, several of which date back to the days of our founder, Mary Breckinridge. FNU founder Mary Breckinridge not only...

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At the heart of Frontier Nursing University is a talented and diverse community of students, alumni, faculty, staff, Couriers and preceptors. Spotlight blogs feature members of our FNU community that are focused on the mission of educating nurse-midwives and nurse practitioners to deliver quality health care to underserved and rural populations.   FNU student Karline Wilson-Mitchell was...

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